Annemarie Merow '91
Induction Year: 2004
Sport(s): Soccer, Lacrosse
Graduation Year: 1991

The 1991 Karvasales '35 Outstanding Senior Woman Athlete Award recipient, Annemarie Merow (Bel Air, MD/ John Carroll) totaled eight varsity letters and was a two-time team captain in soccer and lacrosse during her career at Franklin & Marshall College. The "Most Promising Player" award recipient in soccer as a freshman, Merow won the team "Hustle Award" as a sophomore by finishing as the team's second leading scorer as she tied the school record for most single season assists (13) and set a new Franklin & Marshall College record for assists in a game with six.

Her career continued to flourish as she was named team Most Valuable Player to cap a junior season in which she earned All-Middle Atlantic Conference, South-Mideast Region All-America and second team All-America honors. She ended her career with 74 points on 25 goals and 24 assists as she ranks 9th in scoring, 11th in goals and 5th in assists in the 25 year history of the women's soccer program. One of the best players in the history of lacrosse at the College, she was named team captain in her junior year and was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Team, Brine Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Second Team All-America and United States Women's Lacrosse Association Honorable Mention All-America teams.

Her best season came in 1991 as she captained the Diplomats to a school record 15-1 mark, a #1 national ranking, the #1 seed in the NCAA Playoffs and the NCAA Final Four. The team's center that took face-offs and anchored the midfield play, she was awarded the "Division III Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year" award by the IWLCA in addition to earning All-MAC, USLWA All-America and Brine/IWLCA All-America first team honors. The team's fifth leading scorer with 17 goals and 11 assists for 28 points as a senior, she was chosen to the North-South Senior All-Star game at Johns Hopkins University to close out her career with 30 goals and 34 assists for 64 points.